Terms and conditions
1.0 PAYMENT & FEES
1.1. The Client or their appointed agents shall pay Shore Engineering Ltd for the performance of the services the fees and charges in such instalments as agreed in the Fee Offer. All fees and charges under the Agreement are exclusive of Value Added Tax which if due shall be paid at the prevailing rate concurrently in addition.
1.1.1. Unless otherwise agreed an invoice for the Plan Fee will be issued on submission of the Initial Notice if not provided at the time of receipt of the application.
1.1.2. Unless otherwise agreed an invoice for the Inspection Fee will be issued on commencement of building work on site
1.2. All fees liable to Shore Engineering Ltd should be paid by the client or their appointed agents in accordance with the timescales indicated on the invoice(s) and prior to the release of the final certificate.
1.3. Where the Client intends to withhold payment of any amount stated in the invoice, the Client must give written notice to Shore Engineering Ltd, not later than 5 days before the final date for payment, stating the amount to be withheld and the grounds for withholding payment.
1.4. In the event that the Client is in default over payments of amounts at the final date for payment and no notice of intention to withhold payment from such amount has been given under Clause 1.3 above, Shore Engineering Ltd may suspend performance of any or all of the services. This right is subject Shore Engineering Ltd first giving the Client not less than 7 days’ written notice of such intention and stating the grounds for suspension. The right to suspend performance shall cease when the Client makes payment of the amount due.
1.5. Shore Engineering Ltd shall notify the Client or their agent in writing as soon as it becomes reasonably apparent that any work additional to the subject of the original fee offer will be required.
2.0 SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
2.1. The Client may terminate the appointment of Shore Engineering Ltd under this Agreement by giving 7 days’ written notice to them. In such cases the client shall pay Shore Engineering Ltd any instalments of the fee due up to date of termination.
2.2. If the Client materially breaches its obligations under this Agreement Shore Engineering
Ltd may serve on the Client a notice specifying the breach and requiring it to remedy within 28 days, and if the Client thereafter fails to remedy that breach within that period Shore Engineering Ltd may terminate this Agreement by giving written notice to the Client.
2.3. If either party:
· Commits an act of bankruptcy or has a receiving or administrative order made against it, and/or
· Goes into liquidation, and/or
· Becomes insolvent, and/or
· Makes any arrangement with its creditors
The other may suspend performance of the services or may terminate the appointment by giving written notice to the party.
3.0 REFUND POLICY
3.1 In accordance with Clause 2.0 of Shore Engineering Ltd Standard Terms and Conditions, the Client may terminate the appointment of Shore Engineering Ltd under this Agreement by giving 7 days’ written notice to them. In such cases the Client shall pay Shore Engineering Ltd any instalments of the fee due up to date of termination, along with a proportionate deduction of any administrative costs incurred by Shore Engineering Ltd from the period of the initial appointment. Where full or part payment has been made by the Client in advance of the completion of our services, the Client will be entitled to a proportionate refund of the fee’s paid in respect of the appointment, relating to the services not as yet carried out less any reasonable administrative costs incurred by Shore Engineering Ltd from the period of the initial appointment.